Intradermal Injections



In this lesson students will be able to appropriately and safely withdraw saline from a vial. Students will practice forming wheals on hotdogs, and demonstrate proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) while doing so.

Getting Under the Skin

1 period
88 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Health Science and Medical Technology Health Science and Medical Technology

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will successfully introduce saline, thereby creating a wheal.
  • Understand the rules and regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by reporting any accidental needle sticks and disposing of their contaminated needles/syringes in the appropriate sharps containers.
  • Understand the importance and use of Standard Precautions and Infection Control, by demonstrating the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) while introducing saline solution in the hotdogs.

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